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Author Topic: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10  (Read 373 times)

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Well if Week 1 broke you into what Round 3 could be like Week 2 will show you its extremes with possibly the tie of the Round coming in (though there is one later that possibly tops even this). Eyes will be blinding, hair will be torn out before this week is over…

A Grennie face-off here. Necronauts has already taken down Timequake and Dredd… well Cadet Dredd at least. Aquila slugged it out with The Vigilant. So both face a much tougher challenge here. Both show the best of their writer - with great art teams as well. The swords and cricket bats are drawn…

Aquila - more info

Vs

Necronauts - more info

Just reply in this thread naming your favourite thrill of these two series at the beginning of your post (or use Bold tags so I can spot it easily) and say what you like about these wonderful stories after that.

Match ends early on the morning of Thursday 19th May and the winner gets a place in Round 4 (of 9!!!).

What on Earth is ALL of this?

For those that need ‘um and can be bothered to follow ‘um there’s some simple rules

Any questions, just ask as ever - and have FUN

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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #1 on: 16 May, 2022, 06:27:20 AM »
Aquila
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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #2 on: 16 May, 2022, 06:47:40 AM »
Aquila
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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #3 on: 16 May, 2022, 07:37:23 AM »
Aquila.

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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #4 on: 16 May, 2022, 08:18:02 AM »
These are both really good. Going to go with Necronauts.

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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #5 on: 16 May, 2022, 08:29:13 AM »
I would have said Necronauts, but Aquila’s most recent series really turned it around for me. So: Aquila.

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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #6 on: 16 May, 2022, 08:38:18 AM »
Aquila.

A good, solid thrill after a bit of a dodgy start. Necronauts pretty good.

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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #7 on: 16 May, 2022, 09:15:56 AM »
Aquila

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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #8 on: 16 May, 2022, 09:33:20 AM »
Loved Necronauts but Aquila is the winner here for me.
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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #9 on: 16 May, 2022, 10:03:57 AM »
Aquila largely leaves me cold. It's a problem when your protagonist is a moody, unlikeable lunk.Necronauts for me - unique, memorable, didn't outstay its welcome
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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #10 on: 16 May, 2022, 10:23:58 AM »
Aquila

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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #11 on: 16 May, 2022, 10:26:07 AM »
Got a lot of nostalgic love for Necronauts, but it can't be denied that Rennie has got more sophisticated and I tend to like that in a story. Still, Necronauts deserves respect for being one of the earlier iterations of 'let's throw together a bunch of famous people from the past and put them on a thematically appropriate adventure' - it predates League of Extraorindary Gentlemen, even, doesn't it?

Still, Aquila is better.

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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #12 on: 16 May, 2022, 10:28:14 AM »
Aquila

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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #13 on: 16 May, 2022, 01:03:44 PM »
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Re: Forum’s Favourite Thrill - Aquila vs. Necronauts Round 3 Heat 10
« Reply #14 on: 16 May, 2022, 02:04:11 PM »
I like both, but;

Necronauts for me - unique, memorable, didn't outstay its welcome